The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 77 87
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.37% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.22% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £300 £344 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +7.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £339 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £349 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.88
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.53%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 904 898 1050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.78% 84.56% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 488 507
Median daily rate £411 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 27
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% +48.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 3 £313 -9.09% 3
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Automotive
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) German Language
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) B2C
4 4 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (44.44%) API Design

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Redis
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
2 2 (22.22%) Calabash
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Automotive
3 4 (44.44%) German Language
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Law
5 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Fluent NHibernate
2 4 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Java SE
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) API Design
4 4 (44.44%) B2C
4 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) SOLID
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) F#
7 1 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft